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3 Tips On Monitoring Work You’ve Delegated (Without Micromanaging!)

All managers have found themselves in a situation where they had assigned work to their team only to get it turned in late or not at all, or receive something completely different than what was needed. You don’t want to micromanage your team and look…

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2 Ways You Can Turn Your Team From Sheep Into Leaders

The most common complaint that all managers have is lack of time to focus on their responsibilities. It’s not uncommon for leaders to be bombarded with questions and concerns the minute they walk through their office doors, and have to put out fires throughout the…

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The 3 Main Benefits For A Manager When Empowering Your Staff

There is so much advice for managers on how to empower their staff. Sources explain how this process can reduce employee turnover, raise moral and productivity and create a better company culture. (more…)

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Why You SHOULD Give Unlimited Holidays To Your Staff

How would you feel about your employees deciding when and how long their holiday leave should be? Most organisations not only track how much of their annual leave employees use, they track their daily hours. (more…)

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3 Signs You Should Invest In Change Management

Change can be a stressful and unpredictable time, which is why many managers avoid messing with the status quo. A popular belief is that if something is not broken, you shouldn’t fix it; however, if you don’t make innovation a priority, you will likely fall…

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3 Things NOT To Do In Your Employee Appraisals

Employee appraisals provide an opportunity for the employee and the boss to sit down one-on-one to discuss progress and goals, so why is it that these meetings are often dreaded and pointless? Well, lack of appraisal training springs to mind. Too many managers turn up…

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How Do You Manage An Introvert?

As managers, we need to be able to deal with all types of employees. There are those that are extremely talkative, energetic, and ready to share their thoughts; while others are more quiet, shy and tend to keep to themselves. (more…)

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Why Should You Use Open Book Management?

Modern leaders know that in order to get their employees to be loyal to their companies and work at their most productive levels, they need to engage with them. Engagement has been shown to be one of the most vital strategies a manager can achieve…

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10 Ways To Break The Ice Before A Training Session

Running a training session? Maybe you want an energiser to get them going and ready for your training. (more…)

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What To Do After Receiving A Negative Performance Review…

Nobody likes to receive negative feedback, and this can be especially crushing when it happens at work. If your boss has just given you a negative performance review, you may feel shocked, hurt, angry or confused. (more…)

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2 Methods ALL Managers Must Introduce When Training Their Team

As change is ever present in the corporate world, so are training sessions. Although some companies only invest in training new candidates when they join the team, training should be continuous. (more…)

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3 Quick Tips On How Entrepreneurs Create A Great Business Pitch

A startup owner needs the funds to get the business of the ground, grow it and market it to prospective clients. Few entrepreneurs have the capital required to grow a startup, and they need investors to finance their endeavours. (more…)

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